Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Victorian Heats 2016

Victorian contact

Rebecca Anthony
Program Officer
Venue: State Library Victoria
Phone: +61 3 8664 7534
Email: ranthony@slv.vic.gov.au
Website: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au

 

WARRAGUL

Friday 29 July
6.30pm (doors open 6pm)
Venue: Warragul Library
75 Victoria Street, Warragul

 

BRAYBROOK

Tuesday 2 August
5.30pm (doors open 5pm)
Venue: Braybrook Library
Braybrook Community Hub
107 Churchill Avenue, Braybrook

 

ST aRNAUD

Friday 5 August
7pm (doors open 6.30pm)
Venue: Royal Hotel
Corner Napier and Walker Streets, St Arnaud
Enquiries: St Arnaud Library ph. 03 5495 2188

 

KILMORE

Friday 12 August
3.30pm (doors open 3pm)
Venue: Kilmore Library
12 Sydney Street, Kilmore

 

WODONGA

Tuesday 23 August
6.30pm (doors open 6pm)
Venue: Wodonga Library
126 Hovell Street, Wodonga

 

MELBOURNE Spoken Word

Tuesday 23 August
7.00pm (doors open 6:30pm)
Venue: Horse Bazaar
397 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

 

DANDENONG

Friday 26 August
6.30pm (doors open 6pm)
Venue: Dandenong Library
225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong